Wastewater from households, industries and agriculture should not be seen as a problem but a valuable resource.
“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” In these lines, Samuel Taylor Coleridge made a prescient point: while seawater is plentiful, people can survive only with fresh water. Th...
By 2030, demand for water will outstrip supply by 40%, a looming crisis that has inspired one woman to undertake an epic, 1,049 mile journey on foot.
Could these machines solve the global water crisis?
As UNICEF flags the risks faced by children in four countries, a look back at famines over the last 100 years.
A ‘solar vapor’ device has been developed to purifiy dirty drinking water.
Sundeep Waslekar explores the importance of water for peace.
Protecting our water sources brings a wealth of benefits.
Poor sanitation comes with a $222.9 billion price tag. Premature death accounts for more than half of that figure – this is a story of human tragedy.
Water scarcity could lower the GDP of some countries by as much as 6%. We must stop taking this vital resource for granted.
The World Bank reviews 2016 using 12 charts.
Have you ever wondered how much water goes into your Christmas lunch?
MIT researchers have uncovered a 'completely unexpected' reaction from water in carbon nanotubes.
For two days in November, Arctic sea ice did not behave as expected. Here’s what’s going on.
Examining how to use natural resources most effectively for the climate.